Admissions

Visit St. Francis High School

Explore the St. Francis High School Path

The best way to experience St. Francis High School is to visit the campus and meet some of the people who make it extraordinary.  The Admissions staff at St. Francis High School offers a number of events throughout the year to provide you and your child with the opportunity to see for yourself if our school is the right fit.  We encourage anyone considering St. Francis High School to join us at any of our Admissions events.  Some of these events have a limited capacity, so we encourage you to sign up early.
  
  

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  • Shadow

    Shadow a Spartan!
     
    Our Campus Visit/Shadow Program is an opportunity for prospective students to experience life at SFHS. Students attend daily class, lunch, and other activities their student host has for the day. Our Campus Visit Program is open mid-September through early May.  
    Click Here to Register for a Shadow Day

    Visit Dates:
    January – 12, 17, 24, 31
    February – 7, 13, 28
    March – 6, 7, 13, 20, 21
    April – 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 26
     
    Visit Details:
    • Please arrive at 7:45 a.m. at Door #1 (west side of campus). Parking is available in the marked visitor spots - #40-44.
    • An Admissions representative will be present to greet your child.
    • Please do not attend this shadow visit if your child is not feeling in optimum health.
    • Prospective students will attend all eight class periods.
    • The shadow visit concludes at 2:45 p.m. Students will exit Door #1 for pick up.
    Detailed attention is taken when pairing students with an SFHS Student Ambassador. Please note that we are not able to accommodate full day shadow requests, unless it is with an older sibling or Student Ambassador. However, we will work to pair your child with their requested host for 1-2 periods during the day. We appreciate your understanding.
     
    Dress Code:
    St. Francis High School maintains a uniform dress code. Nice casual is the general rule for shadow guests.
    • Please no jeans, t-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts, leggings, sleeveless or mid-drift tops.
    Each shadow guest has the option to receive a free lunch. Your child is also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch.
     
    Shadowing provides prospective students the opportunity to experience our campus, community, and culture. It is our hope that each student feels welcome and gains a better understanding of what it is like to be a Spartan.
     
     
  • 7th Grade Night

     
    Click Here to Register for 7th Grade Night


    Friday, April 26, 2024
    6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
     
    All 7th graders are invited to a fun-packed evening at St. Francis High School!
      • Meet current SFHS students and fellow 7th grade future Spartans
      • Participate in team-building activities
      • Compete in the Spartan Amazing Race


     
  • Information Sessions

    An Information Session offers:
    • An introduction to the SFHS curriculum, co-curricular opportunities, and experience 
    • An overview of our admissions process
    • Remarks from administrators and staff members
    • Reflections on life as a Spartan from a panel of current students
    • An opportunity for questions/answers
    Click Here to Register for an Information Session

    April 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
     
  • Middle School Nights

    Come cheer on the Spartans! Free admission for grade school students with your pre-registration. Come 30 minutes before the game time to enter a raffle and win prizes.
     
    • Football: September 22, 2023
    • Girls Volleyball: October 3, 2023
    • Fall Play: October 12, 2023
    • Boys Basketball: December 15, 2023
    • Girls Basketball: December 15, 2023
    • Pep Band: December 15, 2023
    • Choir: December 15, 2023
    • Spring Musical,"Beauty and the Beast": March 14, 2024
      Click here to register
    • Boys Volleyball: April 3, 2024
      Click here to register
     
     
  • Summer Camps

     Registration for Camps Now Open! 
     
    Spend Your Summer at SFHS!

    Camps Offered in Summer 2024
    Art
    • Drawing & Painting
    • Mixed Media
    Athletics
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheer
    • Cross Country
    • Football
    • Lacrosse
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Strength & Conditioning
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    Chinese
    • Chinese Fun
    Instrumental
    • Beginning Guitar
    • Jazz Band
    • Band
    • Music Ensemble (Rock Band)
    • Drumline
    • Orchestra
    Choir
    • RockAppella
    • IMEA Choral
    • Vocal Arts
    English
    • Fun with Grammar
    Technology
    • Spartan Tech Entry Program (STEP)
    Theatre
    • Young Spartan Showcase
    • Summer Musical
    • Summer Musical Stage Crew
  • Talk & Tour

    Prospective families are invited to join a member of our Admissions Team to talk about SFHS and tour the building.  Appointments will be personalized to accommodate one family at a time. 
     
    Visit Details
    • Please at Door #4 (Main Office). Visitor parking is available to the right of the main doors.
    • An Admissions representative will be present to greet you.
    • Tours are approximately one hour.
  • Open House

    Our most comprehensive visit event
    St. Francis High School holds our annual Open House in October and November each year.  Students and families of all ages are invited. Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to learn about the SFHS academic program, student life and activities, formation and ministry programming, school culture, and athletics.  The event includes guided tours of campus and the opportunity to meet St. Francis High School faculty, staff, administrators, students, coaches, and club moderators.  Come experience everything that SFHS offers!

    Open House takes place in October and November each year. 2024 dates will be available mid-Spring.
  • Rise Up–for 8th grade students

    Rise Up is an opportunity for all current 8th-grade students to participate in a day of leadership, teamwork, character-building, and service run by the National Honor Society.  St. Francis High School’s National Honor Society members will guide current 8th-grade students through activities and workshops that will prepare them for high school and beyond.

    Rise-Up takes place in November. Registration for the Class of 2029 will open September 1, 2024.
     
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    Maureen Isphording 

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    Elizabeth Erazmus '89 Wiborg 

    Assistant Director of Admissions, Director of International Student Program
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    Karla Dannheim 

    Main Office Associate, Shadow Day Program Coordinator
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